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Opisthognathus megastoma

(Günther 1860)

Opisthognathus megastoma was originally described as Opisthognathus megastoma by Günther in 1860. It belongs to the family Opistognathidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   megastoma
AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
AuthorNI   Günther
Qualification   ---
Year   1860
Status   Synonym
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Family   Opistognathidae
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Genus   Opisthognathus
Subgenus   ---

Family   Opistognathidae
Genus   Opisthognathus
Original Name   Opisthognathus        
Taxon Name   megastoma
Original Combination   Opisthognathus megastoma
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Opisthognathus megastoma
OriginalSubGenus   Opisthognathus
Original Author   Günther
Original AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1860
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Gulf of Mexico.
Types   Syntypes: BMNH 1855.9.19.394 (2).
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Cat. Fishes
Citation   v. 2
Page   255

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Opistognathus macrognathus
Current Species macrognathus
Current Genus Opistognathus
Current AuthorWI Poey [F.]
Current AuthorNI Poey
Current Year 1860
Current Family Opistognathidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Opistognathus macrognathus  Poey 1860. Opistognathidae.
Name History   •Synonym of Opistognathus macrognathus Poey 1860 -- (Smith-Vaniz 1997:1097 [ref. 22985]).

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aurifrons Opisthognathus aurifrons (Jordan [D. S.] & Thompson [J. C.] 1905)Synonym
cuvieri Opisthognathus cuvieri Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836Synonym
cuvieri Opisthognathus cuvieri Valenciennes [A.] 1840Synonym
cuvierii Opisthognathus cuvierii (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836)Synonym
darwiniensis Opisthognathus darwiniensis (Macleay [W.] 1878)Synonym
fasciatum Opisthognathus fasciatum (Longley [W. H.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1940)Synonym
fasciatus Opisthognathus fasciatus (Chan [W. L.] 1966)Synonym
hongkongiensis Opisthognathus hongkongiensis (Chan [W. L.] 1968)Synonym
inornatus Opisthognathus inornatus (Ramsay [E. P.] & Ogilby [J. D.] 1887)Synonym
jacksoniensis Opisthognathus jacksoniensis (Macleay [W.] 1881)Synonym
lonchurus Opisthognathus lonchurus (Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882)Synonym
macrolepis Opisthognathus macrolepis (Peters [W. C. H.] 1866)Synonym
macrops Opisthognathus macrops (Poey [F.] 1860)Synonym
macrostomus Opisthognathus macrostomus (Smith [J. L. B.] 1935)Synonym
maculatus Opisthognathus maculatus (Alleyne [H. G.] & Macleay [W.] 1877)Synonym
maxillosus Opisthognathus maxillosus (Poey [F.] 1860)Synonym
micrognathus Opisthognathus micrognathus (Poey [F.] 1860)Synonym
muscatensis Opisthognathus muscatensis (Boulenger [G. A.] 1888)Synonym
ocellatus Opisthognathus ocellatus (Ehrenberg [C. G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836)Synonym
ommata Opisthognathus ommata (Jenkins [O. P.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1889)Synonym
panamensis Opisthognathus panamensis Fowler [H. W.] 1944Synonym
papuensis Opisthognathus papuensis (Bleeker [P.] 1868)Synonym
punctatus Opisthognathus punctatus (Peters [W. C. H.] 1869)Synonym
rhomaleus Opisthognathus rhomaleus (Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882)Synonym
scaphiurus Opisthognathus scaphiurus (Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1882)Synonym
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